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I-539 petitions sent to the California Service Center take 1 \u2013 5 months to process, while petitions sent to the Nebraska Service Center take 6 \u2013 8 months. Petitions handled by the National Benefits Center have the best processing times with a turnaround time of as little as one week.
Once the Form I-539 is approved, the applicant is in a position to extend stay or transition to the new status (from the start date indicated on the Form I-539). Until receiving the approval, the applicant cannot engage in any activities that require being in the new status.
The processing time for Form I-539 varies depending on which service center handles your petition. Most I-539 petitions are handled in the Vermont Service Center, which typically takes about 12 \u2013 16 months\u2014though it can be as short as 9 months for individuals seeking an extension of stay as a U or T nonimmigrant.
If you travel abroad while a change of status application (I-539) is pending, USCIS considers the application abandoned and will reject it. You will need to go to a U.S. embassy or consulate to apply for a new visa to re-enter.
It allows you to stay in the United States and ask USCIS to change or extend your status. Important note: If and when you do leave the U.S. after an extension or change of status, you will need another visa in order to return. You will have to stop by a U.S. consulate to pick up that visa.

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What Is the Purpose of Form I-539A? I-539A is part of Form I-539. If you are applying for more than one person using your I-539 application, use a separate Form I-539A to provide all of the requested information for each additional applicant listed.
Use Form I-539 if you are physically present in the United States and wish to request initial status or change status to a V nonimmigrant, or to request an extension of your current V nonimmigrant status.
Further, once your original nonimmigrant status expires, even though you will generally be allowed to remain in the U.S. while your extension of stay application is pending, you will not be deemed to be in any new nonimmigrant status until such time as we may approve your change of status application.
Once the Form I-539 is approved, the applicant is in a position to extend stay or transition to the new status (from the start date indicated on the Form I-539). Until receiving the approval, the applicant cannot engage in any activities that require being in the new status.
It allows you to stay in the United States and ask USCIS to change or extend your status. Important note: If and when you do leave the U.S. after an extension or change of status, you will need another visa in order to return. You will have to stop by a U.S. consulate to pick up that visa.

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